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14 Funny True Stories About Customers Getting Tongue-Tied In The Worst Way!

| Right | June 26, 2020

Dear readers,

We all get tongue-tied at times, and these can be a funny moment we can brush off as a Freudian slip. The following fourteen stories, however, show that customers who always have to be right using words that are most definitely ‘wrong’ are not a good combination. Warning: you may leave this list dumber than you were going in:


Maybe He’s Italian? – When the customer always has to be right so much that they don’t care how big a hole they dig.

You Got The Wrong(est) Item, Part 3 – Accidental R-rated requests are normal when you work in a garden center!

Crumbled Translation – We know some people have odd eating habits but this is disgusting!

Stupidity Bytes – Customers new to the internet still think they know everything!

Name Brain Drain – Calling someone’s name “exotic” is problematic these days!

You Got The Wrong(est) Item, Part 2 – This is what happens when Toy Story becomes R-rated…

They Don’t Know Jack – This is what happens when the customer “doesn’t know jack” about anything.

Male To Female Adapter – When the most feminine product is requested by the most oblivious man:

Clearly Not The Better (Or Smarter) Half – We’ve all forgotten the name of a movie, but we’ve never been this off!

Initially Incorrect, But They Nipped It In The Bud – They put what on their business card?!

Latte In The Translation – There are obnoxious coffee orders, and then there’s this.

Animal Planet After Hours – The absolutely worst book you could ever buy for your grandson.

Bad Reception, Worse Misperceptions – If this customer solves all his problems this way then we need to call the police!

You Got The Wrong(est) Item – This is not what you would usually buy a thirteen-year-old girl.


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